Frito Pie

Frito Pie with Quick Skillet Chili

This is one of the recipes that has a different name depending on where you’re from. I’ve heard it referred to as Frito Pie, Walking Tacos, and Chili Pie. Growing up we ate this with canned chili but I … [Read more...]

Jalapeño Bacon Cheeseburgers #SundaySupper


This week's #SundaySupper theme is a Summer BBQ. Some of my fondest childhood memories are of summer cookouts. We’d have hot dogs, burgers, potato salad, deviled eggs, plenty of sodas, and if we were e … [Read more...]

Southwestern Beef and Black Bean Bake


This dinner takes around an hour from to start to finish but it isn’t complicated and only takes a skillet and a baking dish. You can customize the spiciness level your family prefers by using a h … [Read more...]

Salisbury Steaks with Mushroom and Onion Gravy

Salisbury steak is one of my favorite comfort foods.  There is something about the tender beef simmered in a rich mushroom and onion laced gravy and served with mashed potatoes that makes me very … [Read more...]

Ground Beef and Veggie Stir Fry

One evening while browsing on Pinterest I saw a pin for a Korean Beef recipe that used ground beef instead of the usual flank steak or London broil. In rare fashion I made the recipe the very next … [Read more...]

Ground Beef Stroganoff

  Beef stroganoff is usually made with round steak cut into thin bite sized pieces. Personally I’d rather save that cut of meat for Swiss Steak because I like this version just as well. This was … [Read more...]

Tater Tot Casserole


This is another recipe that there seems to have a million variations. Some people  put the tots on the bottom and others top the tots with cheese. This isn’t an all the time recipe for us but is al … [Read more...]

Multi-Purpose Meatballs .::. Day 4 {31days}

Frozen fully cooked meatballs are one of my favorite things to have on hand. Add them to some marinara for meatball subs or spaghetti and meatballs, served piping hot with brown gravy, a splash of … [Read more...]

Basic Taco Salads

Okay, I know this looks very similar to my Beef and Bean Chalupas but there are a few differences. Instead of being made with corn tortillas and fried these use flour tortillas and are baked in the … [Read more...]

Sloppy Joes

Visit Sandra at Diary of a SAHM for more recipes. . Sloppy Joes are one of my favorite feed a crowd dishes and are also a great make ahead meal. I tweaked this recipe from a cookbook, I think, to fit … [Read more...]